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Ice Loss in Antarctica and Greenland Increasing at an Alarming Rate: Scientists

Earth's great ice sheets, Greenland and Antarctica, were now losing mass six times faster than they were in the 1990s due to warming conditions,...

High Temperature Records in Antarctica will Take Months to Verify: UN

Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the U.N. weather agency said Sunday. A spokesman for the World Meteorological Organization said the measurements made...

Rapid Decay Indicated By Giant Cavity In Antarctic Glaciers

Scientists from NASA have discovered a gigantic cavity, almost 300 metres tall, growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, indicating...

Antarctica’s Ice Melting Six Times Faster Due To Global Warming: Study

Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before -- about six times more per year now than 40 years ago --...

Study Reveals Melting Away of Antarctica at an Alarming Rate

A new study has revealed that melting of the ice and snow from the entire continent of Antarctica has accelerated by 280 per cent...

Emission of CO2 Levels Higher In Antarctica Than Believed

The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted...

NASA: Earth’s Ozone Hole Shrinks to Smallest Since 1988

Washington: The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA said Thursday. The huge hole in Earth's protective ozone layer reached...

The connection between Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions and abrupt Climate Change: Study

The Climate change that began approximately 17,700 years ago included a sudden poleward shift in the westerly winds encircling Antarctica Joseph McConnell's ice...

Largest Volcanic Region on Earth Discovered in Antarctica

The largest volcanic region on Earth has been discovered in west Antarctica  The newly discovered volcanoes range in height from 100 to 3,850...

Antarctic Peninsula: One of the Coldest Areas in the World is getting Greener, say Researchers

Antarctica, May 20,2017-One of the coldest areas in the world is getting greener, and researchers say it’s because of global warming. Researchers from the University...

India to prepare a Law to safeguard its interest in Antarctica

Titagarh (West Bengal), May 9, 2017: India is preparing a law for safeguarding its interest in Antarctica, an official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences...

Unspoiled lands disappearing from face of the Earth at an alarming pace, finds Study

Only 11.6 million square miles remain worldwide as biologically and ecologically intact regions without notable human disturbance The wilderness losses in the past two...

Nearing the doomsday: Rising sea levels drowning metropolitan cities of the world

New Delhi: According to a report recently published which looks toward the ice sheets of Antarctica, the alarming rise in the sea levels can...

Aparna Kumar from UP conquers highest peak in Antarctica

Lucknow: Aparna Kumar, an IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre has successfully climbed the Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica, an...

Climate change is upon us, Act now or never

By Harshmeet Singh Up till now, the Paris climate change summit has dominated the news stories in the month of December. All the hoopla surrounding...

A glimpse of the Antarctic Mission: Retracing India’s journey to the Great White Continent

By Gaurav Sharma There are many places on Earth which do not fit the conventional definition of 'popular' tourism places. Topping the list of these unconventional...

Sudden ice loss in Antarctica affecting Earth’s gravitational field

By NewsGram Staff Writer In a recent research, a team of scientists have published that Antarctica is experiencing a sudden increase in ice loss which...

India’s scientific mission in Antarctica gets Rs 1051 crore ‘gift’

By NewsGram Staff Writer To strengthen India's research base in Antarctica, the government today authorised the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa...

Antarctica experiences its hottest day, temperature rises up to room level

Agencies Had someone been in Antarctica last Tuesday, he'd probably have felt at home and even warmer than someone in UK at that very time....

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